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Debian saves network bandwidth by shipping locale definitions in a form that isn't directly usable, where information that is shared between locales (e.g. en_US and en_CA are very similar) is stored in a single file. Usable locale definitions must be generated on each machine. To save CPU time and disk space, only locales requested by the system ...


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I had the same problem and fixed it complete - without overriding anything! The problem is not in /etc/environment or /etc/default/locale or any other system partition / directory. It lies in the KDE settings. I used a "grep -r "language=en" in my home directory after I searched every other linux configuration file on my system with the same method and all ...


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In principle: Set the locale variable LC_CTYPE to the one that describe your desired character set and encoding, e.g. LC_CTYPE=fr_FR.UTF-8. Use [:alpha:] to stand for all letters, as character ranges are not well-defined in locales that go beyond ASCII (they depend on the implementation and on the application), and A-Za-z does not enumerate all letters ...


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Solution: This happens because the Jenkins master connects to the slave machine via non-interactive shell, so /etc/profile is not executed, and also /etc/default/locale does not have any effect. non-interactive shells are usually using ~/.bashrc. Nearly all details about this topic can be found on askubuntu: ...



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